Monthly Archives: March 2019

Bioelectronic medicine study to improve hearing restoration receives $9.7 NIH grant

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MANHASSET, NY  –  Loren Rieth, PhD, a professor at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and leading researcher in the field of bioelectronic medicine, will collaborate with a global team of engineers, surgeons and medical researchers funded by a $9.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative. The… read more

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Nerve stimulation a potential new treatment for severe blood loss shock

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MANHASSET, NY  –  In a study published in the March issue of Critical Care Medicine, scientists at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and the department of neurosurgery at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, describe their discovery that stimulation of the trigeminal nerve – the nerve which supplies feeling to the… read more

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Students tackle issue of vaping on school grounds

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MANHASSET, NY – Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Center for Workforce Readiness has named Hicksville High School in Nassau County as the winner of its seventh annual Medical Marvels competition. The Medical Marvels program encourages Long Island high school students in 9th and 10th grades to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and… read more

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Concussion expert explores female athletes’ awareness and behavior following head injuries

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SLEEPY HOLLOW, NY  – Mark Herceg, PhD, a leading concussion expert, researcher and neuropsychologist at Northwell Health’s Phelps Hospital, presented today at the 13th World Congress on Brain Injury in Toronto results of a study on elite female youth ice hockey players and their knowledge about concussions, including how their behavior is influenced by their awareness…. read more

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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force appoints Dr. Karina Davidson as vice chair

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MANHASSET, NY – Karina Davidson, PhD, MASc, senior vice president of research at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and a leading psychology and cardiology scientist, has been appointed as vice chair of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. The Task Force is an independent, volunteer panel of national experts in prevention and evidence-based medicine. Its… read more

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GE, Feinstein Institute demonstrate use of ultrasound to alter inflammatory and metabolic response

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MANHASSET, NY – GE Research and Feinstein Institute for Medical Research bioelectronic medicine teams have demonstrated potentially breakthrough non-invasive methods to regulate dysfunction in the body’s metabolic or inflammatory control systems using ultrasound. The findings were reported in this week’s edition of Nature Communications. This article follows a medical first from The Feinstein Institute and GE… read more

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